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For a week I have had occasional left shoulder pain, left upper arm pain, and tingling fingers at night. Could these signal a heart attack coming?

For a week I have had occasional left shoulder pain, left upper arm pain, and tingling fingers at night. Could these signal a heart attack coming?

Nerve: It is more likely that you have nerve entrapment referrable to a neck disk bulging. A neurologist could evaluate you for this. To look for coronary artery blockage, a maximal treadmill stress test is the best test for you. I think your symptoms are more likely from the neck rather than the heart. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Finger Tingling (Definition)

Refers to altered sensation not quite numb ( while numb means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together ...Read more


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Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?

Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?

Tingling: Several problems. May be pulled muscle in neck or scapular region. Also sounds like a pinched nerve of the lower neck, possible pinched ulnar nerve at the elbow, too. ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain and finger tingling (quality: in the little finger) .

I am experiencing  arm pain and finger tingling (quality: in the little finger) .

Arm finger pain: Sorry to hear about you problem. Your question is? Lets do 2nd opinion to figure this out. ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain and nerve pain. The following also describes me: Finger tingling. What should I do? I believe I have some impingement in my neck

I am experiencing arm pain and nerve pain. The following also describes me: Finger tingling. What should I do?

I believe I have some impingement in my neck

Nerve & arm pain: There are a variety of possible causes for your symptoms. These include pinched nerve, diabetes, neuropathy after chemo, and more. Please see your doc. He/she will diagnose or rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing body aches, arm pain, hand pain and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Hand numbness, Numbness or ting...

I am experiencing  body aches, arm pain, hand pain and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Hand numbness, Numbness or ting...

Not urgent: I would like to know where your other body aches are and what you do for work and leisure . Do you also have a neck pain? This most likely is a pinched nerve, but based on your answers to my questions above could also be something else ...Read more

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Is pain in left arm with tingling in fingers cause for concern? Was hospitalized last yr with a PE.

Is pain in left arm with tingling in fingers cause for concern? Was hospitalized last yr with a PE.

Tingling in the arm: The tingling and pain along with numbness sometimes, is a symptom of a nerve pinched in the cervical (neck) spine. Possibly due to an injury such as falling forward or any jerky motion (incl chiropractic manipulations). It would not be related to your PE but you should see a physician who specializes in pain or orthopedic surgery for proper diagnosis. Meanwhile try to avoid looking down (texting) ...Read more

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I have left arm pain with numbness and tingling in my left pinky finger.

Agree: Agree that numbness and tingling in the pinky finger is likely a pinched nerve in the neck (c8) or injury to the ulnar nerve. Would suggest a physiatric or neurologic evaluation. May benefit from emg/ncv testing. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

?nerve compression: Most likely cause is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at wrist, but also, consider nerve compression at elbow. Your doctor might get EMG test to confirm location and extent. ...Read more

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I am experiencing elbow to finger tingling in my left arm . no pain it just feels as if i hit my funny bone , but i haven't . what could cause this ?

I am experiencing  elbow to finger tingling in my left arm .
no pain it just feels as if i hit my funny bone , but i haven't . what could cause this ?

See your doctor: The symptoms are suggestive of a nerve problem, and a detailed history and physical exam should help tremendously in determining potential causes and needed tests (such as electrodiagnostics). ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more